Hiring Managers Articles

  • An HR Leader’s Advice on Improving the Recruiter-Hiring Manager Relationship in 5 Simple Steps

    March 14, 2019

    Dawn Burke, a veteran HR leader and founder of Dawn Burke HR, is a huge fan of Colonel Sanders. And, somehow, she sees KFC holding the secret that allows recruiters to build stellar relationships with their hiring managers, which is a notoriously hard thing to do. “What makes KFC chicken finger-licking good?” she asked the audience at Talent Connect 2018. “The...

  • Out-yelling Hiring Managers Doesn’t Work – Out-facting Them with These 8 Points Does

    November 21, 2018

    I learned long ago you couldn’t “out-yell” a hiring manager who claimed your perfect candidate was ill-equipped to handle the role. But you could “out-fact” the person. The story went something like this: I was working as a contingency recruiter and was told my candidate for a cost manager spot would be offered the job after meeting the CFO for a short...

  • Why AI Is No Match for HI (Human Intelligence) in Today’s Hiring Process

    September 13, 2018

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making rapid strides in improving the ability to identify the best Inbound candidates. By Inbound, I mean people in your resume database, those who applied to your job posting, or responded to your email. But this same AI is less effective when it comes to identifying potential candidates who have not applied to your...

  • 4 Steps for Influencing Hiring Managers (and Becoming an...

    December 11, 2017

    Hiring managers want two things from recruiters above all else: speed and quality—usually in that order. “They want someone really,...

  • How to Give Constructive Feedback to Candidates and Hiring ...

    December 6, 2017

    According to LinkedIn’s Talent Trends report, 94% of candidates want to receive feedback after an interview. But, giving feedback isn’...

  • Recruiters Need Hiring Managers to Step Up—Here’s How

    September 26, 2017

    The single most important thing that separates great recruiting organizations from average ones isn’t the recruiters. It’s not your...